DOCA0106EN-10

Access to EIFE Webpages

Supported Web Browsers

Browser

Version with Windows XP

Version with Windows Vista

Version with Windows 7 and later

Internet Explorer

IE 9.0

IE 9.0

IE 10.0, IE11.0

Firefox

15.0

20.0

20.0, 45.0

Chrome (recommended)

24.0 and later

24.0 and later

24.0 and later

First Access to the EIFE Webpages

The EIFE name must be configured during the first access to the EIFE webpages.

WARNING
POTENTIAL COMPROMISE OF SYSTEM AVAILABILITY, INTEGRITY, AND CONFIDENTIALITY
Change default passwords at first use to help prevent unauthorized access to device settings, controls, and information.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, serious injury, or equipment damage.

The procedure to access the EIFE webpages for the first time depends on the operating system of the PC:

  • Windows Vista, Windows 7 and later, or newer operating systems

  • Windows XP or older operating systems

NOTE: After updating the EIFE interface, delete the browser cache before accessing the webpages for the first time.

First Access Through PC with Windows Vista or Windows 7 and Later

Step

Action

1

Disconnect the PC from the local area network (LAN) and switch off Wi-Fi.

2

Connect an Ethernet cable from the PC to the EIFE interface or to the Ethernet switch inside the panel.

3

Open Windows Explorer.

4

Click Network and the EIFE-XXYYZZ appears in the list of devices.

NOTE: If the EIFE name is not displayed in the list of devices in Windows Explorer, check if the PC and the EIFE interface are not connected through the router.

5

Double-click the selected EIFE-XXYYZZ, the login page automatically opens in the browser.

6

Enter Administrator as the user name and Gateway as the default password, the home page automatically opens in the browser.

NOTE: The user name and password are case-sensitive. The Administrator user name cannot be changed as it is a default user name for administrator role.

7

To change the default password, select the Configuration & Settings menu, go to Other Configuration submenu, click User Accounts and enter new password for Administrator user name.

8

To locate the EIFE-XXYYZZ, select the Configuration & Settings menu, go to General submenu, click Device Physical Location, and click Blink ON. The ULP LED of the selected EIFE-XXYYZZ blinks for 15 seconds (test mode).

9

To name the EIFE-XXYYZZ, select the Configuration & Settings menu, go to Device Configuration submenu, click Device List and then click Name. Click EIFE-XXYYZZ to set the EIFE name.

10

Write the EIFE name on a blank device name label and stick it on the existing one.

NOTE:
  • XXYYZZ is the last 3 bytes of the MAC address in hexadecimal format.

  • Check the firewall settings if DPWS is not enabled.

First Access Through PC with Windows XP

Step

Action

1

Disconnect the PC from the local area network (LAN) and switch off Wi-Fi.

2

Connect an Ethernet cable from the PC to the EIFE interface.

3

Start the web browser.

NOTE: The PC automatically uses the default IP address 169.254.#.# (#=0–255) and the default subnet mask 255.255.0.0.

4

In the address text box, enter 169.254.YY.ZZ, where YY and ZZ are the last 2 bytes of the EIFE interface MAC address (to be found on the EIFE interface side label), then press Enter: the home page opens in the browser.

Example: For an EIFE with MAC address 00-B0-D0-86-BB-F7 or 0-176-208-134-187-247 in decimal, enter 169.254.187.247 in the address text box.

5

Press Enter, the login page automatically opens in the browser.

6

Enter Administrator as the user name and Gateway as the default password. The homepage automatically opens in the browser.

NOTE: The user name and password are case-sensitive. The Administrator user name cannot be changed as it is a default user name for administrator role.

7

To change the default password, select the Configuration & Settings menu, go to Other Configuration submenu, click User Accounts and enter new password for Administrator user name.

8

To locate the -XXYYZZ, select the Configuration & Settings menu, go to General submenu, click Device Physical Location, go to Device Physical Location, and click Blink ON. The ULP LED of the selected -XXYYZZ blinks for 15 seconds.

9

To name the -XXYYZZ, select the Configuration & Settings menu, go to Device Configuration submenu, click Device List and then click Name to set the EIFE name.

10

Write the EIFE name on a blank device name label and stick it on the existing one.

NOTE: XXYYZZ is the last 3 bytes of the MAC address in hexadecimal format.

Access to Webpages

Follow the Network Discovery, Name Browsing, and IP Address Browsing process to access the webpages.

The webpage access depends on the IT infrastructure.

Network Discovery

Follow the below procedure to access the EIFE webpages once the EIFE name has been configured.

Step

Action

1

Connect the EIFE interface or the Ethernet switch inside the panel to the local area network (LAN).

2

Connect the PC to the local area network (LAN).

3

Open Windows Explorer.

4

Click Network, the EIFE name is displayed in the list of devices.

NOTE: If the EIFE name is not displayed in the list of devices in Windows Explorer, check if the PC and the EIFE interface are not connected through the router.

5

Double-click the EIFE name which is written on the device label located on the front face of the selected EIFE interface, the login page automatically opens in the browser.

Name Browsing

DNS server is mandatory.

Step

Action

1

Connect the EIFE interface or the Ethernet switch inside the panel to the local area network (LAN).

2

Connect the PC to the local area network (LAN).

3

Start the web browser.

4

In the address text box, enter the EIFE name which is written on the device label located on the front face of the selected EIFE interface.

5

Press Enter, the login page automatically opens in the browser.

NOTE: If the EIFE interface does not appear in the list of devices in Windows Explorer, check if the PC and the EIFE interface are not connected through the router.
NOTE: The EIFE IP address is mapped to the device label in the DNS server.

IP Address Browsing

IP static configuration has to be set.

Step

Action

1

Connect the EIFE interface or the Ethernet switch inside the panel to the local area network (LAN).

2

Connect the PC to the local area network (LAN).

3

Start the web browser.

4

In the address text box, enter IP address given by the IT administrator.

5

Press Enter, the login page automatically opens in the browser.

NOTE: If the login page in the web browser does not open or does not display correctly, check if Internet Explorer\Tools\Compatibility View Settings\Display Intranet sites in Compatibility View in Internet Explorer is checked.
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